On this day, April 14, in 1521, Ferdinand Magellan built a cross in Cebu.
On this day in 1865, John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln.
On this day in 1932, Errnest Walton succeeded in smashing an atom using the particle accelerator he and Sir John Douglas Cockcroft invented. This invention won them the Nobel Prize in 1951.
This month of April is National Hemophilia Awareness Month (Proclamation No. 1478, s. 2008)
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